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Chloropseidae - Leafbirds



 Phylum: Chordata
 Class: Aves
 Order: Passeriformes 
 Family: Chloropseidae

goldenfrontedleafbirdThere are 11 species of birds in this family. They are found in India and Southeast Asia.

Males are brightly colored, usually yellow or green. Females are duller in color. Leafbirds have forked tongues and eat insects, fruit, and nectar.


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World Status Key
Least Concern Least Concern Near Threatened Near Threatened Vulnerable Vulnerable Endangered Endangered Critically Endangered Critically Endangered extinct in the wild Extinct in the Wild extinct Extinct
Status and range is taken from ICUN Redlist. If no status is listed, there is not enough data to establish status.

US Status Key
Threatened in US Threatened in US Threatened in New Hampshire Threatened in NH Endangered in US Endangered in US Endangered in NH Endangered in NH breeds in nh Breeds in NH Introduced Introduced
Status taken from US Fish and Wildlife and NH Fish and Game

  New Hampshire Species


 North/Central American Species


Other Species Around the World

Africa Africa Asia Asia Australia Australia/Oceania Europe Europe North America North/Central America South America South America New Hampshire Species NH Species

Golden-fronted Leafbird - Chloropsis aurifrons  Least Concern Asia
Blue-winged Leafbird - Chloropsis cochinchinensis  Least Concern Asia
Lesser Green Leafbird - Chloropsis cyanopogon Near Threatened Asia
Philippine Leafbird - Chloropsis flavipennis Vulnerable Asia
Orange-bellied Leafbird - Chloropsis hardwickii Least Concern Asia
Jerdon's Leafbird - Chloropsis jerdoni Least Concern Asia

  Bornean Leafbird - Chloropsis kinabaluensis Least Concern Asia
Sumatran Leafbird - Chloropsis media Least Concern Asia
Yellow-throated Leafbird - Chloropsis palawanensis Least Concern Asia
Greater Green Leafbird - Chloropsis sonnerati Least Concern Asia
Blue-masked Leafbird - Chloropsis venusta Near Threatened Asia